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  NTSB head on leading the ‘CSI’s of transportation’

Airline crew said they failed to match target speed

  NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman and Retired American Airlines Captain Jay Rollins discuss the conversations from the recovered voice recorder on the plane that crashed Saturday.

NTSB chair: Asiana flight’s ‘speed was slow’

  Deborah Hersman, the chair of the National Transportation Safety Board, comments on the investigation into the cause of Asiana Flight 214’s crash in San Francisco on Saturday.

Investigators looking at height clearance in bridge collapse

OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - The oversize load on a semi-trailer truck that struck a Washington state bridge was likely too tall for the lowest point of clearance on the structure, part of which collapsed after the collision, a federal safety official said on Saturday. Full story

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NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman and Investigator-in-Charge Bill English look at interior damage to Asiana Airlines Flight 214, at San Francisco International Airport in this handout photo
NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman and Investigator-in-Charge Bill English look at interior damage to Asiana Airlines Flight 214, at San Francisco International Airport in this handout photo

National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah Hersman and Investigator-in-Charge Bill English look at interior damage to Asiana Airlines Flight 214, at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California in this July 6, 2013 handout photo. U.S. officials examined flight inform

Hersman, standing with DeLisi and Kolly, briefs reporters on the NTSB's ongoing investigative work being done on the malfunctioning JAL Boeing 787 lithium ion battery at their labs in Washington